Presentation on theme: "Quarter 1. Seeking, receiving and managing funds and real personal property for the benefit of Optimist International and its Member Clubs for charitable,"— Presentation transcript:
Seeking, receiving and managing funds and real personal property for the benefit of Optimist International and its Member Clubs for charitable, literary and educational activities. Foundation Mission:
Our Mission- solely for the benefit of Clubs and Members. Our Focus- provide supportive services to Clubs as they undertake their mission in their community Our Motto- ‘Helping Optimists Help Kids’ The Foundation as a Partner
The Foundation is a 501(C)3 charitable organization Gifts made through the Foundation are tax-deductible if used for a charitable, literary, or educational purpose The Charitable Side of OI
Fundraising with a Partner Ways the Foundation can Help: The Foundation is available to help identify fundraising opportunities and utilize best-practices Foundation Volunteers and staff are in place to help Your Club is Not Alone
Club Foundation Representative District Foundation Representative Foundation Committees The Foundation Board of Directors Foundation Staff Who Can Help?
1 in 20 The number of Optimist that contributed to the Foundation last year. Join us in changing this number. Consider making a gift today. Join Us. Give Today.